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Why I Didn't Try To Lose Weight For My Wedding

To take care of myself in the months preceding my wedding I had to make a conscious effort to not dive into dieting. Wedding weight loss was off the Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
It is an age-old question: Where do you separate art from artist? And should you?

I Used To Idolize Johnny Depp — Now, My Heart Is Breaking

My relationship to him was such that, for most of my friends and family, to think of Depp is to think immediately of me — my parents and most of my Read...
Samantha Edmonds    |   06.30.17   |   SHARE
YAWN. Talking about abuse accusations is soooo boring. (image credit YouTube)

DaddyOFive Doesn't Deserve The Title Of "Daddy"

IT IS NOT FUNNY TO ABUSE YOUR KIDS ON THE INTERNET Read...
joni edelman   |   04.21.17   |   SHARE
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We need to support the stories of women now more than ever.

Isn’t It Time We Believed The Stories Of Women?

Now, more than ever, we need to believe women — and listen to their allegations. Read...
Amy Mackelden    |   04.18.17   |   SHARE
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My solution is no longer to attempt to detangle myself from negative thinking. Instead, I acknowledge my thoughts and then release them.

Dating While (Semi) Damaged: Coping With Bad Thoughts

Dating While (Semi) Damaged is a column about returning to the dating world after an abusive relationship, offering insight and occasional advice. Read...
Erin Wisti    |   03.3.17   |   SHARE
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While my post-OkCupid elation was temporary, I still value it.

Dating While (Semi) Damaged: OkCupid And Self-Esteem

Online dating is a form of personal marketing, which is why so many find it inorganic and unromantic. But self-promotion forces you to ponder certain Read...
Erin Wisti    |   02.10.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
I wanted to reach inside myself and cut it away.

Erasing My Father’s Face From Mine

Little things, everything would annoy me. I couldn’t keep it down. I lost my temper, over and over. I felt the strain of it all, the sheer exhaustion Read...
Sara Mann    |   01.24.17   |   SHARE
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Don't ever go back to abuse. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

Ask Erin: Help! I’m Still In Love With My Abusive Ex

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to…Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
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